Final Day of the Anniversary Sale

July Recap: A Big Month

July is a fun month on YLF for those of us who participate in the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. As always, I published my top picks in …

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Fashion News Roundup: Week 31, 2015

Alexander Wang is leaving Balenciaga, Target overhauls its denim line, a first look at Melissa McCarthy’s clothing line, and more …

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Link Love: The Return of the Graphic Tee

After a period of market oversaturation caused by the over-licensing of graphics and an abundance of logo T-shirts at teen retail …

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Anniversary Sale: 5 Top Picks from the Forum

Members are sharing their NAS purchases on the YLF forum, and I’ve enjoyed every thread. Most of all I enjoyed seeing …

Three Tips for Cleaning Light-Coloured Shoes

I wear light-coloured footwear most of the time, rain or shine. And yes, it does get dirty. But I’m vigilant about keeping my …

Fashion News Roundup: Week 30, 2015

The Chuck Taylor sneaker is getting a makeover, Levi’s is expanding its recycling programme, Tadashi Shoji branches out into …

Link Love: A Colourful World

Photographer Justin Barbin dresses to the nines, and hopes that his kaleidoscopic and playful suit looks will “encourage others …

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The Unstoppable Long Cozy Cardigan

I was surprised by the popularity of the long cozy cardigan among my clients at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. Cardigans are …

Greg’s Anniversary Sale Purchases

Greg doesn’t like to shop for himself, but he does like to wear nice clothes. So when I had some time in between client …

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: Footwear and Accessories

Finally, here are my top picks for footwear and accessories. Designer shoes and dressy shoes were disappointing this year, and so were …

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: Coats, Jackets and Vests

There were fewer coats and more jackets this year. It was good to see roomy coat styles, because those are the only silhouettes that …

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: Knitwear and Tops

The knitwear is usually good at the NAS and this year was no exception. It was great to see an assortment of silhouettes, fabrics and …

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: Skirts, Trousers and Jeans

My top picks for skirts is short and sweet because they weren’t the strength of the sale. Clients did a LOT better with dresses …

Link Love: The Changing Denim Landscape

With huge competition and denim preferences that continue to change, Citizens of Humanity has still seen sales grow in the double …

Fashion News Roundup: Week 28, 2015

A new Costume Institute exhibition, Hugo Boss going fur free, a sneak peek at Christophe Lemaire for Uniqlo, and other style news that …

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Link Love: Australian Stylewatch

I’m enjoying The Guardian’s Oz Stylewatch series, and wanted to share three pieces I found particularly interesting: This …

Watermelon Birthday Lace

Although I’m working a hectic shift helping clients with their preselections at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, I’m wearing …

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is Almost Here

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale always generates a lot of excitement. Many YLF readers love the fact that unlike typical end of season …

12 Ways To Dress for the Heat

Many parts of the world are experiencing a heatwave right now. Having lived in tropical Hong Kong and Mediterranean Cape Town for much …

Fashion News Roundup: Week 27, 2015

A new documentary about the plus-size modelling world, Donna Karan is stepping down at Donna Karan International, sneakers made from …

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Link Love: Personal Stories

This week, I’d like to share two thought-provoking pieces that go into how a certain aspect of your style or beauty regime can …